an active and efficient cause;
a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission;
a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations;
any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau;
a substance that exerts some force or effect;
1. You are buying direct, rather than through an agent.
2. Why should he have risked all that to become an agent of a foreign power?
3. As an agent, you may have an inside track when good deals become available.
4. He and his agent have parted company.
5. I have an agent now, and everything.
6. My agent arranged the sale of the house.
7. Once you have found the home you want, you will want to make an offer to the agent.
8. In traditional principal-agent theory, assumptions of client and agent are based on rational-economic man hypothesis.
9. But I have a better idea: to outsource it altogether to a branding agent.
10. Instruct your insurance agent to transfer property, fire, and auto insurance.
11. An agent for the ship owner; obtains cargo and may arrange for its loading or discharge.